staying longer in Gilis + summary

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another view on the way to Lembar.
Returning back to main island, we again lost the earlier boat *LOL*, meant we might got late for our flight. It was rushing way home. But even we knew we should be hurry, still.. we couldn’t resist to stop on some spots to take pictures. Hahahaha.. the view was tempting! Aah.. I’d wrote too much… endingnya langsung deeh… after the ferry, we did really really hurry driving from Padang Bay to Denpasar. I could say that it was impossible to catch the flight to Jakarta. We were still on half way while the boarding time reached. Only miracle could save us!!

In Ngurah Rai airport we ran even we knew the plane had should been flying since 15 minutes ago. But IT DID! The last luck was happened! The flight was delayed. As we checked in, the officer told us that we’re lucky… and yes, we were lucky during the trip. Always! For it’s LOMBOK, our journey of fortune.

Flight Jakarta - Denpasar:
± 2 hours, we got AA special promo price (360,000 IDR PP)

Denpasar - Padang Bay:
1.5 - 2 hours by car (250-300,000 IDR)
*rather not to take car to ferry, expensive tariff; indeed Bali rented car’s banned in Lombok.

Padang Bay - Lembar:
± 6 hours (4 hours on sea + ship queuing) by ferry (@ 24,000 IDR - one way).

Sade Sasak Village:
Note: good enough but no need to buy anything here.

Anda home stay:
60 - 90,000 IDR for twin bed room/day.

Tanjung Aan:
Note: no sunset view from this side.

Kuta - Senaru:
± 3 hours by car. Note: better to take this route at day than night for safety.

John Adventure guest house (
75.000 IDR for twin bed room/ day.

Going to Sindang Gila:
± 30 minutes nice and easy trekking (sambil motret yg bikin lama :D).

Going to Tiu Keleb:
30 minutes more. Much bigger and more exciting than Sindang Gila.

Water Tunnel:
only 15 minutes thrilling-MUST TRY! activity!! :))

Senaru - Bangsal
± 2 hour by car.

Bangsal - G. Trawangan:
less than 30 minutes; @ 8,000 IDR before 5 p.m or 150-200,000 IDR to rent boat your self.

Rumah Hantu home stay, Gili Trawangan:
30,000 IDR for queen bed/ day.

Warung Anna, GT:
± 7,000 IDR for dining and drink.

Bicycle Rental:
15 - 25,000 IDR/ day for good bargainer *such as Hany. LOL*.

Staring the sky, watching the star:
Free! We found good space and nice seat after biking around the island.

Dive Indonesia, Big Bubble dive center, etc:
Standardized price. US$ 35 for 1st dive, $ 30 for next ones. Includes all gear, dive master, boat and drink. Discount 10% for local diver.
Aopaq says:
Wow.....I have enjoyed viewing just a couple of yuor blog entries. Your photos are truly spectacular. As you indicated, you may not be a professional but I think you do have an immense talent. I'm honoured!
Posted on: Aug 19, 2009
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another view on the way to Lembar.
another view on the way to Lembar.
photo by: inikeke